Oxford University v Australians
Australia in England 1888
VenueChrist Church Ground, Oxford on 17th, 18th, 19th May 1888 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 19 runs
UmpiresFH Farrands, GW Webb
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 160/6 (McDonnell 88*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FH Gressonc Lyons b Turner16      
ETB Simpsonc Trott b Ferris1      
*W Rashleighc and b Ferris48      
GL Wilsonb Turner1      
HW Forsterc Trott b Ferris0      
Lord GW Scottc Boyle b Ferris0      
EA Nepeanb Turner28      
+H Philipsonc Lyons b Ferris4      
AHJ Cochranec Bonnor b Ferris1      
H Bassettc McDonnell b Turner2      
G Fowlernot out0      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 89.1 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-18, 3-19, 4-32, 5-32, 6-89, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-102 (89.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ferris41   19466--
Boyle8   580--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SP Jonesc Rashleigh b Cochrane0      
*PS McDonnellc Simpson b Bassett105      
GHS Trottb Cochrane2      
GJ Bonnorc Fowler b Nepean19      
+JM Blackhamb Bassett27      
CTB Turnerc Simpson b Cochrane6      
J Worrallc Scott b Bassett16      
JJ Ferrisrun out15      
AH Jarvisnot out8      
JJ Lyonsst Philipson b Nepean0      
HF Boyleb Bassett0      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 97 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-4, 3-43, 4-109, 5-130, 6-160, 7-182, 8-206, 9-207, 10-208 (97 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bassett41   20624--
Cochrane32   9693--
Nepean11   3232--
Fowler8   1270--
Forster5   0170--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FH Gressonc Jones b Turner2      
ETB Simpsonlbw b Jones4      
*W Rashleighc and b Jones37      
HW Forsterc Trott b Jones1      
GL Wilsonst Blackham b Ferris2      
Lord GW Scottb Jones1      
EA Nepeanst Blackham b Ferris3      
+H Philipsonnot out17      
AHJ Cochranest Blackham b Ferris8      
H Bassettb Turner0      
G Fowlerb Turner5      
Extras(4 b, 3 w)7
Total(all out, 74.3 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-45, 3-47, 4-50, 5-?, 6-?, 7-55, 8-?, 9-?, 10-87 (74.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ferris32   16363--
Worrall5   410--
Jones15   7194--

--> FH Gresson (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> ETB Simpson made his debut in first-class matches
--> W Rashleigh (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> H Bassett made his debut in first-class matches
--> G Fowler made his debut in first-class matches
--> GL Wilson made his debut for Oxford University in first-class matches
--> CTB Turner reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Oxford University second innings





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